hacksaw

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noun hack·saw \ˈhak-ˌsȯ\

Definition of hacksaw

  1. :  a fine-tooth saw with a blade under tension in a frame that is used for cutting hard materials (such as metal)

hacksaw

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Illustration of hacksaw

1654

First Known Use of hacksaw

1654


HACKSAW Defined for English Language Learners

hacksaw

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noun hack·saw \ˈhak-ˌsȯ\

Definition of hacksaw for English Language Learners

  • : a saw used for cutting metal


HACKSAW Defined for Kids

hacksaw

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noun hack·saw \ˈhak-ˌsȯ\

Definition of hacksaw for Students

  1. :  a saw with small teeth used for cutting hard materials (as metal)



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